Serial Port Complete: COM Ports, USB Virtual COM Ports, and Ports for Embedded Systems / Edition 1

Serial Port Complete: COM Ports, USB Virtual COM Ports, and Ports for Embedded Systems / Edition 1

by Jan Axelson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 193144806X

ISBN-13: 9781931448062

Pub. Date: 12/01/2007

Publisher: Lakeview Research

PC COM ports, USB virtual COM ports, and ports in embedded systems are all addressed in this updated guide to programming, interfacing, and using serial ports. Topics include using .NET’s SerialPort class for COM-port communications on PCs; upgrading existing RS-232 designs to USB or wireless networks; and creating serial networks of embedded systems and PCs.

Overview

PC COM ports, USB virtual COM ports, and ports in embedded systems are all addressed in this updated guide to programming, interfacing, and using serial ports. Topics include using .NET’s SerialPort class for COM-port communications on PCs; upgrading existing RS-232 designs to USB or wireless networks; and creating serial networks of embedded systems and PCs. Example circuits and code provide a quick start to projects. Installation and maintenance staff will also find tips for ensuring reliable operation and problem tracking.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781931448062
Publisher:
Lakeview Research
Publication date:
12/01/2007
Series:
Complete Guides series
Edition description:
Second edition
Pages:
380
Sales rank:
792,189
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.82(d)

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Table of Contents

Contents

Introduction,
Acknowledgments,
1 Options and Choices,
2 Formats and Protocols,
3 COM Ports on PCs,
4 Inside RS-232,
5 Designing RS-232 Links,
6 Inside RS-485,
7 Designing RS-485 Links and Networks,
8 Going Wireless,
9 Using .NETs SerialPort Class,
10 Managing Ports and Transfers in .NET,
11 Ports for Embedded Systems,
12 Network Programming,
13 An RS-485 Network,
14 Inside USB,
15 Using Special-function USB Controllers,
16 Using Generic USB Controllers,
Index,

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